Haritz Arriaga – 2010

Cattle nutrition as a strategy to mitigate gaseous nitrogen losses from dairy farming

  • Author: Haritz Arriaga
  • Director:  Pilar Merino y Sergio Calsamiglia
  • Data: 2010
  • Dowload Link: TESEO

Improving the nutrition of dairy cattle is a key tool to reduce environmental problems caused by the accumulation of nitrogen in dairy farms. A study of the Basque Institute of Agricultural Research and Development-NEIKER-Tecnalia-led by biologist Haritz Arriaga and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, ​​has shown it can reduce up to 35% the accumulation of nitrogen in the establishments of the Basque Country with a properly balanced diet of proteins, without reducing milk production.